The lack of free press is part of the decline and fall.
Once the press lays down, that starts the decline of a nation.
Freedom and human rights cannot exist if the freedom of speech is suppressed.
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Governments look upon the people as the great unwashed. We were born to serve their special interests and have no rights even to exist. What we earn and produce belongs to government and we should be grateful that they allow us to play with some toys.